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News: January 12, 2018

 

President Highlights AHPs

President Highlights AHPs

At a Cabinet meeting this week at the White House, President Trump highlighted the Department of Labor's proposal to offer employment-based health insurance to small businesses through Small Business Health Plans, also known as Association Health Plans.

 

#EndTrafficking

On National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, the Department renewed its commitment to stopping this exploitative practice.

#EndTrafficking

 

Wages Returned

Wages Returned

A Denver landscaper has paid $550,167 in back wages and penalties after an investigation found wage and H-2B visa violations.

 

In Case You Missed It

Fall Hazards

Benefits Rule


Fall Hazards

OSHA proposed maximum fines for a motion picture company after a stuntman fatally fell 20 feet while filming "The Walking Dead."

Benefits Rule

A final rule amending the claims procedure for disability benefit plans and giving America's workers new protections will be applicable starting April 1.


Crushing Hazards

Overtime Restored


Crushing Hazards

OSHA cited a construction contractor after a rock dislodged from a building's foundation and fatally struck an employee.

Overtime Restored

A California drywall company paid $944,000 in back wages and damages to 1,069 employees to resolve overtime violations.


 

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Army Vet Pays It Forward

Army Vet Pays It Forward

An American Job Center helped Andres get back to work after two tours in Afghanistan. Today he works at that same center, helping other veterans transition to civilian employment.

 

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